State of South Carolina Archives: on Civil Rights


Alvin Greene: End affirmative action programs

Q: Should the federal government end affirmative action programs?

A: Yes.

Source: S.C. Congressional Election 2010 Political Courage Test Oct 1, 2010

Alvin Greene: Marriage for one-man-one-woman; no gays in military

Q: Should marriage only be between one man and one woman?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support allowing openly-gay men and women to serve in the United States military?

A: No.

Source: S.C. Congressional Election 2010 Political Courage Test Oct 1, 2010

Mark Sanford: No civil unions; define one-man-one-woman marriage

Q Should South Carolina recognize civil unions between same-sex couples?

A: No.

Q: Should South Carolina restrict marriage to a union only between a man and a woman?

A: Yes.

Source: 2002 S.C. Gubernatorial National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2002

Mark Sanford: Affirmative action in state contracts, but not colleges

Q: Affirmative Action: Should race, ethnicity, or gender be taken into account in state agenciesí decisions on:

Q: College and university admissions

A: No.

Q: Public employment

A: Yes.

Q: State contracting

A: Yes.

Source: 2002 S.C. Gubernatorial National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2002

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